Boston: William L. Lewis, Congress Street, 1826. First printing. Pamphlet. 8vo. , 6-36 pp. Lacks the wrappers. ADNB: "Everett, Edward". Sabin 23244. Everett was the first American to ever receive a PhD (he did so in 1817, at Göttingen University in Germany). He was later elected to the House of Representatives from the Middlesex Congressional District. Later in 1835, Everett would become the Governor of Massachusetts, and would be re-elected four times. He was key in the founding of the Whig Party. Everett was known as a brilliant orator, and served both the United States as an elected representative and Harvard University as one of their presidents. An important reflection on two of the early U.S. Presidents, delivered by a significant U.S. orator. Very Good. Item #00008649
A Very Good pamphlet with a small dampstain to the fore-edge of a few leaves, minor wear to the extremities.